The summer movie season is just around the corner and we’ve got your answer to the numbing onslaught of blockbuster fluff! Whether you prefer a Lovecraftian steampunk odyssey or an Aaron Sorkin-style battle of words and wits, we’ve got you covered! This month’s lineup of award-winning shorts come from countries across the globe including Iran, Australia, and Canada. Plus, we’re bringing you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see PROXiMITY (written and directed by Ryan Connolly, founder of FILM RIOT) on the big screen! Join us at the Cary Theater for the best short films in the world on May 3rd at 7pm. If that doesn’t sound intriguing, TRANSFORMERS 5 is just around the corner…
The May Motion for Pictures Lineup:
JAR OF BEES
Start your day by shaking up a Jar of Bees and enjoy all that aggressive goodness!
WHISPERS AMONG WOLVES
An alcoholic CEO and her long suffering PA sit down to business, but on this particular evening their unique co-dependency will come under scrutiny.
Reclining nude female figures from the western canon of art history escape from centuries of servitude to the colonial heteropatriarchy and form a revolution.
After awaking to find their ankles rigged with PROXiMITY-triggered bombs, two men find themselves bound together as they’re pursued by their bloodthirsty captors.
Olivier wonders where his past ambitions have gone. Today, an unexpected announcement gives him a chance to reset his life in a new direction.
The clock is ticking after an elderly woman drops and breaks a fishbowl. Will she be able to save her aquatic pet?
THE MYSTERIOUS GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORATIONS OF JASPER MORELLO
In a steampunk dystopia, a disgraced aerial navigator escapes his plague-ridden home and goes on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.